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Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
yet to push for higher pay at minimum wage jobs. nbc's katie kerr is live in brooklyn with more on that. katie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, simon. they're hoping it will be thousands of people across the country doing this walkout. they'll be here in brooklyn around 111:30 this morning. hoping to get $15 an our up from $27 $7.25. it's estimated most of these workers are over the age of 28 and most of them are women. a lot of them say they work two jobs, they can't afford the basic necessities, they can't afford to feed their families. many of them say they can't get full time work in a lot of these places because they're capped out at $35 an hour. there were a lot of protest bes this earlier this summer. it seemed like yesterday they got a big boost from president obama. >> last month, voters in new jersey decided to become the 20th state to raise theirs even higher. yesterday, the d.c. council voted to do it, too. i agree with those voters. i agree with those voters and i'm going to keep pushing until we get a higher minimum wage for hard working americans across t
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